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National Night Out – 2011

The 28th Annual National Night Out (NNO), a unique crime and drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 2, 2011. Charlotte, North Carolina, August 2, 2011: The First Ward Community Fund and Charlotte Housing Authority will host their annual “Party with the Police” as […]

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Thank You Charlotte Fire Department

Yesterday, as part of our annual Independence Day thank you, the First Ward Community Fund provided lunch to everyone on duty at Station One. Neighbors were welcome to stop in for tours and meet the firefighters. Mayor Anthony Foxx, a First Ward resident, and Councilwomen Patsy Kinsey spent some time at the Station and enjoyed […]

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Fire Station One

Firehouse Tours

The First Ward Community Fund serves up an Independence Day feast for the men and women of Fire Station One.   Charlotte, North Carolina, June 28, 2011: Once again, the First Ward Community Fund provides a Fourth of July feast for the men and women of Fire Station One. Thanks to our friends at Reid’s and Patco Foods, […]

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The Lady Cats and company

First Ward Basketball Clinic

The First Ward Community Fund, Charlotte Housing Authority (CHA) and Police Activities League (PAL) held a youth basketball clinic on Saturday, March 19th at the First Ward Recreation Center from 11:00am to 2:00pm. The center is located at 610 E 7th Street. Charlotte, North Carolina, March 19, 2011:  More than 120 people attended and 70 […]

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Two New Police Bikes

The First Ward Community Fund gives two new police bikes to the officers of the Central Division. Charlotte, North Carolina, January 4th, 2011:  Today the First Ward Community Fund presented a pair of police bikes to the Central Division of CMPD. In the latter part of 2010 the Fund organized a raffle, as a fundraiser, […]

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Artist Dustin Shore

First Ward Art

Stan Washington and Bob Szymkiewicz of the First Ward Community Fund assisted artist Dustin Shores in installation of the works in their new homes. The first piece, a collage of photographs, depicts important participants in the development of First Ward as a Hope VI community. This veritable “Who’s Who” of First Ward now hangs in […]

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National Night Out

The 27th Annual National Night Out (NNO), a unique crime and drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 3, 2010. Charlotte, North Carolina, August 3, 2010: The First Ward Community Fund will host its annual “Party with the Police” as part of the nation-wide […]

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CHA Today

CHA Today

Yesterday Stan Washington, Melissa Jones and Dustin Shores appeared with Jennifer Gallman on CHA Today. Stan and Melissa are CHA case managers and members of the First Ward community Fund Board of Directors. Dustin is a professional photographer and artist who worked with the Fund on two art projects.

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Fire Station One

Thank You Charlotte Fire Department!

For the second year in a row Fire Station Number One was open for tours for neighborhood residents and to honor the men and women at the station the FWCF provided dinner for all who were on duty during the holiday. This was an opportunity for the neighbors to stop by and say hello and thank you to […]

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